Dr. Douglas Smego, MD

Dr. Douglas Smego, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o

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Dr. Douglas Smego, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and surgery.

University Cardiovascular Surgeons

1725 W Harrison St Ste 1156

Chicago, IL 60612
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smego's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smego performs Heart Surgery more than 15% of his peers

Dr. Smego performs this procedure more than 15% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smego treats Arrhythmias more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Smego treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Familial Atrial Fibrillation
  • Multifocal Premature Beats
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Idiopathic
  • Ventricular Fibrillation, Paroxysmal

Dr. Smego's conditions and procedures:

Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

I like to use visual aids. And I think that pictures and photographs and drawings are an incredible way to teach people and answer their questions. Most people seem to be visual learners - that is, they want to see, they want to understand. And if yo...


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery


  • Montefiore Einstein University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1983
    University Louisville School Med
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1982
    Ny Hospital Cornell Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1978
    Ny Hospital Cornell Med Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1977
    Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School


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